Full Name
Venky Iyer
Job Title
Beam Suntory
Speaker Bio
Thomas Ranese is currently Chief Marketing Officer of Uber, overseeing Global
Marketing and Social Impact. Since joining in 2019, Thomas led an organizational
turnaround for Marketing, expanded the company’s investment in brand marketing with
campaigns like “Tonight I’ll Be Eating” and spearheaded Uber’s first-ever global Social
Impact initiative “Move What Matters” which supported communities during the
COVID-19 pandemic.

Prior to joining Uber, Ranese spent a decade at Google where he held three "start up"
marketing leadership roles - as the first head of Global Marketing Strategy & Operations
for the CMO, then as founder of the Brand Studio where he led the naming of Alphabet
and launched the Google Store, and most recently, as VP of Hardware Marketing.
Prior to Google, Thomas was the first CMO of New York State, led the brand strategy
and valuation practice at Interbrand, and was a management consultant at McKinsey
and Company.

Social handles:
Twitter: @ThomasRanese
Linked In: thomasranese
Venky Iyer